Religious Expression In Public Schools

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Religious Expression

The Establishment Clause of the First Amendment does not prohibit purely private religious speech by students. Students therefore have the same right to engage in individual or group prayer and religious discussion during the school day as they do to … Read More

The Law And Families That Homeschool

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Homeschool Law

You may not realize how many families are opting to homeschool their children. It is a growing trend. However, there are challenges and even legal traps that can await the family choosing to homeschool their children. For instance, here in … Read More

Home Schooler Hassled

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Home Schooler Hassled

A young man named Paul Owens graduated from a high school homeschool program in June 2001. His homeschool program apparently met all the state requirements at the time. He applied to and was accepted at Monroe Community College, which knew … Read More

Evolutionary Theory And Intelligent Design

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Evolutionary Theory And Intelligent Design

In 2002, a suburban county school district in Georgia placed stickers in their text books after more than 2,000 parents complained the textbooks presented evolution as fact, without mentioning rival ideas about the beginnings of life (such as Intelligent Design … Read More

No “Merry Christmas” At Some Schools

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No "Merry Christmas" At Some Schools

A Florida school board has just canceled all religious observances and holidays — including Yom Kippur, Good Friday and the day after Easter. They are now stripped from the school’s official calendar for 2006. The School Board of Hillsborough County, … Read More

Our Trip To Israel

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Our Trip To Israel

It has long been a dream of ours to go tour the Holy Land. This past month, we were able to go, and even bring our three children, ages 9, 10, and 12. Out of 82 people on the tour, … Read More